24(S),25-Epoxycholesterol (77058-74-3) is a cholesterol metabolite that acts as an endogenous agonist for nuclear receptor LXR.1 Controls cellular cholesterol homeostasis.2 24(S),25-Epoxycholesterol promotes neural development in zebra fish as well as dopaminergic differentiation of embryonic stem cells.3 Cell permeable.
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